FootyMAD's Canvey Island match preview

Last updated : 02 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Exeter City v Canvey Island fixture

Exeter City prepare to entertain Canvey Island at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Grecians lost the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Exeter City and Canvey Island at was just last season, in August 2004, with Canvey Island inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Grecians in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 02 AprCanvey Island2 - 2Exeter CityCONF
2004/2005Sat 28 AugExeter City0-1Canvey IslandCONF

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Grecians, with 7 goals against.

Canvey Island have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Gulls have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Exeter City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 37 points from 19 games. Canvey Island see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide Conference, showing a record of 21 points from their 18 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Exeter City631211710
Canvey Island61329106

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Grecians's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Canvey Island. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City 4 games since last home draw.
Canvey Island No win in the 2 most recent games.